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Several Duke players fall ill as they face Ga. Tech’s triple option

The No. 23 ranked Yellow Jackets host Duke on Saturday looking to continue their tendency of chewing up opposing defenses behind their triple-option rushing attack that controlled the ball for more than 40 minutes in a 28-17 victory over Miami last week.

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Hunt rushes for career-high 177 yards and a touchdown for Purdue

Akeem Hunt had the best game of his career at Purdue setting a new career record with 177 yards on 30 carries as the Boilermakers (3-3, 1-1 Big Ten) defeated Illinois 38-27 on Saturday.

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Just call it the wild, wild West

The huge buildup to Saturday’s three big match-ups in the SEC West featuring five undefeated teams and one with a single setback fizzled a bit when only one of the trio of clashes lived up to the pre-game hype.

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Mariota’s No. 1 pick status dashed along with title hopes?

Proving that last year’s 42-16 win in Tucson was hardly a fluke, the Arizona Wildcats shocked No. 2 Oregon Ducks at home, 31-24, Thursday night, dealing a serious blow to the Ducks’ chances at making the inaugural four-team playoff and to star quarterback Marcus Mariota’s hopes at winning the Heisman Trophy.

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Michigan AD admits ‘mistakes’ handling Morris injury

Contradicting comments from head coach Brady Hoke the day before, Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon said in a statement sent at 12:50 a.m. Tuesday that mistakes were made in handling quarterback Shane Morris’ “probable, minor concussion.”

Florida AD to evaluate Muschamp after season

Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley said he will wait until after the season to evaluate the future of head coach Will Muschamp.

Georgia needs win over Vols

Georgia’s hopes of keeping pace in the SEC East race are dependent on the 13th-ranked Bulldogs continuing their recent dominance of Tennessee, which visits Sanford Stadium on Saturday.

Bulldogs keeping eye on the prize

Georgia coach Mark Richt isn’t disheartened by his team’s early stumble against South Carolina in SEC play.

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Mountaineers make Sun Belt debut at Georgia Southern

The Sun Belt Conference season revs up in Week 5 with a trio of pivotal matchups across the league — none more so than Appalachian State’s trip to a rowdy Paulson Stadium in Statesboro, Ga.

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Yellow Jackets starts ACC championship bid against Virginia Tech

This ACC opener for both teams matches the traditional elites in the ACC Coastal Division - Virginia Tech with five trips to the conference title game in nine seasons and Georgia Tech three at noon at Virginia Tech.

Florida State University benches quarterback Jameis Winston half a game

Florida State University benched Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Jameis Winston on Wednesday for the first half of Saturday’s game against Clemson after he shouted obscenities in the student union plaza, for which he later apologized.

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Bulldogs look to rebound after disappointing loss

Georgia’s chance at a big SEC road victory faded away after it came up empty inside the South Carolina 5-yard line late in the fourth quarter last week.

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Late score lifts Tech over Georgia Southern 42-38 | PHOTOS

A controversial call went from the Eagles putting the game away to giving Georgia Tech the chance to win the game. Which they did scoring with 23 seconds left for the 42-38 win on Saturday at Bobby Dodd Stadium.

Tech cannot overlook Georgia Southern

Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson will make sure the Yellow Jackets are not looking ahead to next week’s start of ACC play, given who the team hosts on Saturday.

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Gurley could prevent Gamecocks from winning three straight

Georgia hasn’t scored more than 20 points at Williams-Brice Stadium in 20 years, but the Bulldogs haven’t always had Todd Gurley running the ball.

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